For the fitness, exercise lover, and health nut, Ballston is paradise. The neighborhood has more than 15 boutique fitness studios within a 5-block radius and several full-service gyms, the latest to open, VIDA Fitness offers a wealth of amenities including spaciously arranged equipment, a wide variety of classes, luxury locker rooms with towel service as well as a full-service spa.
For the lover of learning and innovation, Ballston is a hub of technology and innovation with four higher education campuses, corporations, and nonprofit organizations working together to better our world. Ballston is home to the campuses of Virginia Tech University, Marymount University, George Washington University, and nearby George Mason University - which aims to innovate on a global scale with a $250 million transformation of their Arlington location.
Love meeting new people in the great outdoors? Ballston has the best parks to get together with friends. For the outdoorsy person who loves nature and enjoys parks, Mosaic Park is the newest addition to Ballston’s parks and recreation scene. With ample equipment for kids, the lounging areas are also a fantastic place to take a book and a take-out meal to enjoy al fresco.